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Contemporary Mathematicians

Henry P. McKean Jr. Selecta

Editors: Grünbaum, F. Alberto, van Moerbeke, Pierre, Moll, V. H. (Eds.)

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  • Includes essential papers that have generated considerable research in the respective areas
  • Presents co-authored works with Isadore M. Singer, Itō Kiyoshi, and Paul Samuelson
  • Features descriptive overviews of Henry P. McKean’s work in probability theory and integrable Systems
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About this book

This volume presents a selection of papers by Henry P. McKean, which illustrate the various areas in mathematics in which he has made seminal contributions. Topics covered include probability theory, integrable systems, geometry and financial mathematics. Each paper represents a contribution by Prof. McKean, either alone or together with other researchers, that has had a profound influence in the respective area.

About the authors

Pierre van Moerbeke received his doctorate at the Rockefeller University under the supervision of Henry P. McKean, went on to having positions at the University of Paris (Orsay), Berkeley and Stanford, before sharing his time between the University of Louvain and Brandeis University.

Alberto Grünbaum received his doctorate at the Rockefeller University under the supervision of Marc Kac, and then went on to having positions at the Courant Institute, Caltech and Berkeley.

Victor H. Moll received his doctorate at Courant Institute of New York University under the supervision of Henry P. McKean. After an instructor position at Temple University in Philadelphia, he joined the Department of Mathematics at Tulane University.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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eBook $84.99
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Hardcover $159.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-22236-3
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Softcover $109.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Henry P. McKean Jr. Selecta
Editors
  • F. Alberto Grünbaum
  • Pierre van Moerbeke
  • V. H. Moll
Series Title
Contemporary Mathematicians
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-22237-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-22237-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-22236-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-79383-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 418
Number of Illustrations
59 b/w illustrations
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